Emporia, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Memorial League WWI Memorial
all Black Men of
Greeensville County, Va.
who served in the
during World War I
Trustees of Memorial League
Erected by Memorial League.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • War, World I.
Location. 36° 41.887′ N, 77° 32.046′ W. Marker is in Emporia, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Halifax Street and Ruffin Street, on the right when traveling north on Halifax Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Emporia VA 23847, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greensville County Training School (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Emporia Railroad History (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Day (approx. half a mile away); Fearnought (approx. half a mile away); Hicksford Raid Meherrin River Trail (approx. 0.7 miles away); Tarleton's Movements (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hicksford Raid Monument (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Emporia.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 841 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.